events

events

GPHA Golf Outing

GPHA annually hosts a golf outing raising funds for our Michael M. Boyle Scholarship Fund benefiting high school seniors and college students pursuing a career in hospitality and culinary.   Read More...

Women In Hospitality - Building Resilient Leaders

Women in Hospitality (WIH) Philadelphia is a series of significant events where accomplished women from the hospitality community share strategies and actions focused on removing barriers, providing solutions, and leadership competencies that contributes to the achievement of overall career growth and positive change. Presented in partnership with PRLA.  Read More...

Vendor Speed Networking / Monday, March 9, 2020 3:30 - 5:30PM

Vendor Speed Networking works a lot like 'Speed Dating' without the 'Dating'. It is a defined opportunity to meet hotel industry professionals face to face, in a structured format. This event offers members the perfect occasion to connect to all participants and to expand your business, social or enterprise contacts – 3 minutes at a time.   Read More...

Confidence in the Comeback Webinar-Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Please join us and our meetings and events professionals who will share design and technology ideas to inspire clients to meet again; comfortably, safely and confidently!   Read More...

Clean Air Technology Webinar-Thursday, September 24, 2020

There are many benefits to using UVC lights in your HVAC system. Properly sized lights can eliminate viruses, mold, bacteria, and other contaminants, turning your HVAC system into a disinfection machine. Join us for an informational and educational webinar.  Read More...

Funds will support hotel hourly employess

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the hotel industry in Philadelphia. The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association (GPHA), in partnership with the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau Foundation, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Philadelphia Hospitality Investment Levy (PHiL) and Visit Philadelphia, has committed to provide support to tourism industry employees whose lives have been turned upside down due to this unprecedented crisis. If you can, please consider donating  Read More...

10 Best Marketing Practices For Your COVID-19 Recovery July 21

While your current marketing plan may have come to a halt, one thing you can plan for, even in this everchanging climate, is a forward-looking recovery strategy. This presentation will focus on how you can plan to emerge from the crisis-at-hand by evaluating your goals, capabilities, and customers to develop strategies that identify the marketing and communications tactics you’ll need to engage stakeholders, employees, and the community post-pandemic. Register and  Read More...

The COVID-19 Impact: Rethinking Vertical Transportation - 6/2/2020

Join us for a free virtual education session on: guidance from state, local and health authorities, managing lobby traffic, managing Up and Down peak times, preparing elevators for a return to service, engaging your service partners, standard and enhanced cleaning protocols, looking ahead - emerging products. Register >>>  Read More...

Alex's Lemonade Stand Weekend

The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association took part in Alex’s Lemonade Stand Days for the 15th year! Our member hotels hosted a stand outside of their hotel! They served sweet treats to accompany their cups of iced cold lemonade on the hot summer days of June! With over 20 participating member hotels, we managed to raise over $20,000! The Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association also took part in CBS3’s 13th Annual Alex Scott’s: A Stand for Hope Telethon, which raised over $7 million. We would like to thank and congratulate all of our participants for another successful year in raising money to fight childhood cancer!”